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4- -- NOtTMWItt ANANIAS fMNI. fayMtvM* Mnmm, Ttiundvy, 4, 1*11 Kotthroefit Arkanaaa (EtntfB lay****_Ut OtMctdl _ PublltlMd dallr ·«·»» -un-iir hf FAYETTEV1LLE DEMOCRAT PUBL1IHINO COMPANY _ HobtHi FulbrliM. PiMldenl _ Founded JUM 14. IIM Entered at the post olfice .it FayettevUle, Ark., M Se.ond-Clai« Mill Matter. km C. Cmbark Vtr* T»d R. Write. Edit* __ MEMBER OF THE AMOC1ATED PltEII The Associated P«s« to Mclus-vely entitled to the use for republicaUdh of all n*wj dlipntchfi credited to it or not otbwwiw credited In this paper and also tht local news publlthed herein. All rights- ot republlcition of special dU- patches herein are ilm n-Htvfd, _ -^ SUBSCIUFT.OM BAT-* Prr Wet* ....... - . - ,...-.-...-_ ......... ----- -*· (i» carrier) Mill 'OKI In Walhlniun. *u. oa. M«.I«'.B coua. tl't Ark . ana Adilr coiwtr, OUa. Ont -Donlh ........ _.- ...... - ..... ------------- _* Three mtnllu ........ -- * ------- r ----------- |J« Sli month. .............. - ..... -.--.---. -------- JJ-jJ One y«ir .......... i ------------- ------ »·· Mil 1'. counUri ollitf thai abmt: O«- monll ................... r ........ ------- J i g Tirw month. ,, ---------- · -- ~- ----- _____ ------ J k f? 81* montnj ________________________ . ------- . -- I'-** On- year ...................... .-,._- ..... . ---- t*w All mill NJ_M« In IdvaiM* Member Am.ll larttn «f Chm-aHon But .Tesus said unto them, A prophet, is not without honour, but in his own country. and unions his own kin, and in his own house.-- SI, Mark 6:4 Autocracy American Style News accounts of mi event in Vienna, Austria, recently do not make us fed any more Kecure in the. knowledge that we have intelllernt men represent hif? tis militarily In Home of the foreipn lands. According to a I.GWH Btory, this is.what happened : March of Time cameramen were making i: documentary film of Vienna, and prepared to film n monthly cocktail party which follows each chanKnijf of the international ctiard. They not up lifrhts and cnrrerss, awlslud by Russians, after they were invited tn (ho party, in a reception room of the Knmmaiidatnra by Colonel - Fe'lych, si'lintt Soviet commander In Vienna, and host to the parly. Two representatives of Time. Inc., sard they recmoNliprl pMinlasion to film t h o ceremonies and partv jiccordinir to fixed procedure. Th?'* snirt they applied to the American officer In charifn of liaison wrth the Soviets and received the Rutifian in- vltniinn to attend the party. While the cameramen wore otit«lde film- ins yjnrade-H whivh form the military part of (he program, their lights and etiuipment were removed -upon order of BriR. Gen. William T. Fill*, U. S. commander In VI- enna, who reputedly remarked that.' "Th« whole Vienna inter-Allied command and all its functions arc secret." This action followed appointment by Fill" of his public information officer as Assistant provost marshal on crounds there wast rio. need.'for conttict with iiews organization!). It. nlso followed by n few diiyr, tho. ad ion of the U.S. Army authorities hi Lcrhnrii. Italy, which ts under Ihe -.U. S. forces in Austria command, In issu- ; :.n order to impound a film which bml ·n made for an American network tcle- -vision .show, : The people of this country wouldn't ·have been surprised if the Russian officer in the inter-Allied command had decreed :hat the cameras and eotiipmcnt of the American company should be ousted from he ceremonies or held that all proceedings were secret. It comes as somethinp of i shock, however, to realize the orders ·tme, instead, from an American. Army ifficer. · This thins? .bears close scrutiny by inmebody much htgher in rank than Brig-, "eneral William T. F.tts, and we hone an 'ivestigation is made. It may only be a Irop in the bucket, as the saying goes, but ig oaks from little.acorns grow, and we late to see this sort of thing occur. Education is the cheap defense of n«- .iuiiN.--Bnrke j The richest blessinjrs are obtamed by jebor--Mary Baker Eddy -V :-- I.sbor rids us of three j?i'cat evils--irk- omeness, vice, and poverty.--Voltaire The world abhors closeness, and all but rtraires extravagance; yet a slack hand hnv.'M weakness, an a tight hand strength. -Buxton THE WASHINGTON Merry-Go-Round By DMW PEARSON (White Drew Pearton is on vacation, . tht Washington Merr.v-Co-Hound is being written by several distinguished sueit columnists.'today's being Dr. Leonard A. Scheele. fcurgeon general, Public Health Service, Federal Security Agen- ry). Washington--As a natlnn, we Americans are enjoying the he«t hearth In our history. Statistics are cnlrt Ihlngs--but tlify are revealing. Our rlrnlh rate lust year was nine and a half pffy-ons for every thousand of our population, hi I90H--only 50 years ago--it wan a little over 17 In in-cry thousand. Twenty-odd years ago-in 1825--11 w»s 11.7. Perhaps even more revealing are the figures un life expectancy. C h i l d r e n horn today have a l i f e expectancy of 68 years. In 1300 l i f e expectancy was only 4D. We nave, in other words, experienced n t(aln nf nearly 20 years! Mow has this come about? The principal overridliiK raqron Is the literally tremendous a d v a n c e that has been made in medicine and scientific research In the first half of the 20th century. At no time in man's Ions slruBKle asalnst disease have comparable gains been recorded. Because of our br.tler understanding nf medical n.'oblems. we havp crcatly improved the health care of our children and .youth. Diseases such as d i p h t h e r i a , typhoid fever, whooping cough, and diarrhea that used to k i l l tens of thousands of babies and young children every year have fallen under the nitack of medical science and publlc-healfh practice. Expectant mothers pet much better care during pregnancy snd d u r i n g (he birth of t h e i r babies than did their mothers and crandmolhcrs. Nearly nine in every 10 American babies are born in hospitals, where they have a better chance to survive those crucial first days of life. All the modern equipment and special care is at hand to help m«ny a premature baby pull through who couldn't have made it in earlier years. + * * Clean water, safe milk, Improved sanitation. Immunization, and better knowledge- of i n f a n t feeding have been in the forefront in reducing death rates and increasing life expectancy. The average American today knows much about the "wonder drugs," penicillin, sulfa, cortisone--all miracles of modern research and medical treatment, but he takes for granted the equally miraculous preventive wurk of his state and local health departments. The public-health physicians, dentisls. nurses, engineers, sanitarians, and other members of the health team in our states and communities are fie heroes--often unsung--who pla.v such a biq part in making our homes, communities, and our very lives safer and more healthy. They make- It possible for us to drink more milk per capita than any other people in the world--be-- causi they keep It'safe. They guard our water supplies and m a k e It possible for us to eat in restaurants, on t r a i n s and planes «nd other public places without civ- Ing a thought for their safety. They stand guard against a host of communicable diseases t h a t once sffllcted hundreds of thousands, but today rarely occur. Every communitly's small investment in public-health work pays enormous dividends. Even the "chills 1 ' of malaria--which as recently ns 1940 cost our Southern states J5no.0fl0.00fi in sickness, lost time, and low production--have disappeared under the organized public-health Attack on mosquitoes. Bccnuse wei have conquered no many communicable diseases, we now have more people living tn the ages when they are more likely to suffer from such cronic diseases as cancer, arthritis, heaii ailments and we need a great deal more roseafch.W.glve us answers to'these grave problems. Our great American philanthropic foundations, endowed by individuals or families, and our voluntary health agencies, supported by generous public subscriplion. have leveled large- scale research attacks on manv of tbe chief killers and cripplers of today. The American C;»n- crr Society, for example, is spending over 53,000.000 a year on research. The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis is spending com- paraTjle amounts to conquer poliomvelitis. * * * The rid/ens of our country, throush Congress, are determined that their government, too. shall help speed up the conquest of disease. In 1030. Congress created the National Institute of Health in the Public Health Service, and in 1937, a National Cancer Institute. Since 1943. Congress has created five more national institutes--in mental health, denial research heart disease, arthritis and the metabolic diseases, and in the neurological diseases and blindness. In these institutes, scientists in many fields are studying the major health problems of today. The Public Health Service also has groups of research workers at A t l a n t a , Cincinnati, in Montana. Alaska and other places. Through the trants-in-aid of our institutes, the Public Health Service gives f i n a n c i a l assistance to thousands of research workers in universities and other institutions throughout the country. Tn rone with the shortage of research scientists, large-scale research-training programs are under way in all of the nation's major teaching and research institutions. M;my voune scientists receive fellowships from the Public Health Service, the Atomic Energy Commission. and the National Science Foundation. M a n v -They'll Do It Every Time --·*· By Jimmy Harlo 25 YEARS LATER- KJU GUESSED IT . KEEPiMc, AH EVE ON MX) --BUT CHIEF-I HEAR OtO ^-""W« -* nl-rv\ \S*AS T ,s-_Jiv\r, OtMNLO IUNC' 6OO6SI? (MS REACHED) JOB C4LLS FOR yoUTM WE RETK-fMEr-T AGE WHILE Ex*_m,y AH OLD 1WE R HAMD 6OO5ERS SON dAS A LOT OF VISlEGAR ---THE MIS CHA«JCE X3UTH WILL 8E SERVED . MO IS BElSlS PUT OUT TO FWSTUI?E~ I THO-kjUT THAT , AWYSEI-UH TW4T... I ... UH .. WOULD -- BEEM HERE A -E LONGER TH JE.SE.S'lORiT IT ALL ctxiNrrs, ' more personnel--and much more money--are needed to develop our great fund of unexploited research ideas. Bennett Cerf Al liis solo program in Carnegie Hall, Eddl« Cantor told Ihe audience, "Every now and then some kic. wearing rose-colored glasses tells me he's found a part in « show, or a new song, that's Koine to make him a star overnight. As an old veteran of the theatre I have to tell them a sad t r u t h : it takes* many years of hard knocks and experience to become 'a star overnight. 1 " Cannibal Chief Story No. 6522: A noted witch doctor completed his examination of heap big head of tribe, and warned severely, "Now mind what 1 tell you. No vegetables, candy, or fish for the next ten days. Eat nothing but people!" Dr. Morris Fishbcin rescued these two ferris .from the examination paper of a tecn-aHe "Student in Chicago: "Natural immunity is catching- a disease without the aid of a physician" and "A psychiatrist is a doctor with mental disorders." What if you found yourself tru Algiers Sn Christmas day? That's where one tourist wound up last year, and told his guide. "This Is one day when I don't want to be dracced to places you show every other American. Tonight I want to see the real Africa!" The guide said, "I will take- you-to the wildest, most exotic cafe this side of the Sahara." The two men repaired to a dark, forhiddinc house on the edge of town. A tree with some ratty trimmings had been propped up in one corner, and several node- script natives seemed lo be celebrating In their fashion. What caught the tourist's eye, however, wai an Enclish colonel, impeccably attired, swagger stick and all, who be!ieve-it-or-not, was only six inches tall! As the tourist stared in wonderment, the bartender threw a red silk cord over trie edge of the bar, the colonel shinnied up, perched on the top, and demanded a double whiskey and soda. The guide was delighted. "You're in rare luck," he told the tourist. "You're about to meet Colonel Pringle, one of the rarest sights in all Africa!" Then he turned to the six-inch figure, and boomed, "Be a good fellow, Colonel Pringle, and give my tourist friend here the details of Christmas Day in '43--the day you told that witch doctor to go jump in the lake!" * Questions And Answers Q--Do the tides ever move with the sun? A--Yes, this unusual feature occurs at Tahiti and on Tuesday Island. Q--What is an outstanding feature of Lake Nicaragua? A--It is the only fresh-water lake in the world.which containi man-eating sharks. Q-«Hnder what riarhe did Jonathan Swift publish "Gulliver's Travels"? A--Lemuel Gulliver. The book was written to make fun of men in high offices whom Swift disliked. ·-Q-^Did-nachmaninoff ever become an American citizen? . . . · A--Yes, in 1943, the year of his death. Q--What two men, father and son, are responsible for preserving much of our American folk music? A--John and Alan Lomax have traveled all, over the United States with portable recording machines. They recorded over 10.000 of these songs sung by native singers in all sections of the country. Q--When was the United States Army first used to break a strike? A--In 1877, when President Hayes, at the request of the governors of the states, sent Federal troops to break a railroad strike that threatened to spread throughout the middle west. :r OUISK \VESTON lifted little Adelc Miller down from the model's platform and gave her a kiss. "Are you tired, honey?" "No, not very." Adele's childish voice replied. "May I look?" "Yes, Indeed, you may." Louise led the little girl around to the front of the big easel that xvas now supporting a finished portrait of the little girl. Adele stared at it solemnly for a few minutes. Then she looked up at Louise, a smile breaking through the seriousness of her face. "It's very nice," she said, "and I think it looks like me, only I'm not always as pretty as that." "Goodness, y o u ' r e modest!" ·Louise laughed gaily. "You must 'be sure to come to the Exhibit !to see how your picture looks : alonit side of the other portraits." j "Yes, Mr«. Weston. I'll epme," .Adrle promised. "Daddy said he'd itake me." 1 Louise helped the child into her ihat and coat and went with htr ito the door. A car with a unl- J formed chauffeur was standing at .the curb. Adcle ran down the ! steps and disappeared Into the depths of the car. Louise weot back into her studio. It was a large room that extended across the back ot a house on Lefferts Place. Harry had j m n d c quite a fuss after she told I him about renting a itudlo. "I don't know what you want to do that for." he had blurted out nn«rily. "It seems to me there's room enough In your own house for any painting you may wnnt to do. It's lust *n CXCUH for grlllng out of your houM- work." Louise hnd smiled «l him quite unperturbed. She refused to argue with him about the matter. She had eome home lata to August after · summer In Prov* Inretown. With a beautiful and becoming Ian the had acquire* i bn4ttm.triw.t-*.. te poise, i self-asn-rance that bat- led her husband. She was only sorry that the couldn't tell Harry about that wonderful summer. She had registered at an art school with a great deal of trepidation, sure that she was too old to go jack to lessons, fearful that the other students would hold her up to ridicule for presuming at her age to compete with rising young artists. The class had met In the mornings in an old barn up on a hill. To the surprise of Louise, enter- Ing timidly on the first d»y, there were several gray-headed men busily setting up their easels and one or two women who looked to be much older than she was. She began to feel more assurance. When the model took her place on the platform and Louise acgan squeezing out colors on her palette, her heart was to filled with » joyous excitement that her hand trembled as she reached for a brush. Far from laughing at her, the other stndente looked at her work respectfully and even asked her advice upon occasion. · · t 'THE summer had agreed with ·*· the children, too. she thought, as she took oft her paint-smeared smock and tidied up the studio. Ted hart loved his summer *t camp and It had done him » world of good. And Eleanor had gotten a job and had gone off to business every day with her father, feeling very important «nd pleased to be earning Id * week. The housekeeper Louise had engaged was capable, efficient and kindly. Louise had asked her to stay on after she relumed (mm tht Cape Yea. It had ill worked out very well lor everybody except Hurry. He had not been happy at »U about tht MTWft-Mntt. Lnula* had made them without eofwult-ng him. And yet be hid BO real rN- m I* complain MW, Sl-t i r-nwaysTorne when he revurned work. And her certainly could not accuse her of neglecting the children. They were having a very nappy family life, she considered. She would, of course, drop her painting at once if she Bought it was necessary for the well-being of her children. She put the kettle on the gas ring and got out the tea things. The children liked to have tea at .he studio occasionally. Today she had persuaded Harry to stop in on his way home from work.. It would be fun to hear what they thought of the portrait of little Adele Miller. She arranged on a plate the cakes she had bought on her way to the studio. Then while waiting for the kettle to boil she picked up a book. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam that Ted was always quoting. One stanza pleased her so much: "A nook of Yeraei underneath the A loaf of bread. · jur of -cine, and ttiou Beside me, almtlng In the wilder- Ah. wilderness were paradise enow." Louise let the book lie in her lap. THAT'S it, she nodded her head ·*· thoughtfully. Mr. Khayyam knows. There mur,t be a book and a dear companion. The bread and wine alone are not enough. And if Harry only knew it, Louise was sure she would not have been so good a companion to him if she Had not had the desire to paint deep in her heart, even when she wasn't using it The kettle was boiling furiously. She got up to turn down the gas, and then Harry opened the door and looked In. As It he expected to find somebody here, Louise thought. Probably that wai why he hated the studio. Harry had heard such wild stories about artists. Ashamed of her unkind thoughts, Louise trolled at her husband radiantly. 'Do come tn, Harry," she laid, going toward him, her hands ont- Itrttched. She stood on tiptoe to Maa him. and Ml arms draw bar UOM lor a moment. (Ta la CaMMed) , · I Boyle's Column Bj HAL BOYLE Hometown, U. S. A.-l^l-Trellis, sleep." Ma* Feeble, Amerka's average "H-m-m-m-m. Havt you hid wife, felt a little un«asy as she j any, «ny, -er, er-fhill we say entered the of/Ice of Dr. Alphou.e marital difficulties?" Cortex, Ihe celebrated psychiatrist. "I'm jlad you brought that up," said Trellis Mae, as sht arost and put' on her shoes. "But it's a long siory, doctor. Do you want to lie Nervously she sat in the waiting room studying a faded photo of a football team hung on one wall. Dr. Cortex had put It there f o r . a reason. He felt his .new patients j down and rest wh'ilt I tell you? iiad more confidence in him if they knew he had played left tackle for good old Psychosomatic University. "The doctor will see you now, Mrs. Feeble." the nurse said in ner professionally cheery voice. Trellis Mae hesitantly entered the other room-- and Dr. Cortex mmediately took command of the situation. You are In tension, madam," boomed Ihe distinguished mind explorer. "Lit down on the couch ou? nTd"', ."' °"' an ,? dlctate ' T n- »- i . her s l" h H ?', n her shoes, sighed gratefully and "JVo, thank you," said the psychiatrist, blushing. "Just give me the maiir'tacts, please." "Well.I used to be a -Republican, bul now I'm for Adlai Stevenson," said Trellis Mae. "And Wilbur used lo vote the Democratic ticket, but no',y he's all out for Eisenhower." "What does he shout in his sleep?" "OH. he shouts things like, 'Atta- boy, Ike! Give it to 'em, Ike!' Anrl when I shake him awake and Iry to argue with him, ht says, * ' WW ' e ' go 1 'Aw. '«t me alone/ and: then ,urts w notes to my snoring. It is maddening.", · " You wish me to cure him ot Ulking in his sl «P ? " int ui « d * he melltal , le "" " She riozfd for a few moments, but when Dr. Cortex relumed she was idly scribbling on a piece of paper. Ha quickly plucked it from her' h a n d , - a n d read: "Hamburger, one pound, head lettuce, pepper, two cans corn, frozen strawberries. What is the meaning of this?" "1 just thought I'd make oul my grocery l i s t , " explained Trellis Mae. The psychiatrist looked annoved. "Just what is your trouble?" he asked brusquely. "Me?" said Trellis Mae, indignantly, silling up. "There's nothing wrong with me. It's my husband, Wilbur, I came to see you about." "Your husband? This is rather unusual. What's wrong with your husband?" 'He moans and shotils In his " £ith " lhal " taid Trellis Mae - lai, 1 in his sleep. That would be even better." ' Dr. Cortex looked troubled. j "You know, it's just the other I way-around in my family," he remarked. "I have been a lifelong Democrat, and still am. But my wife recently switched to Eisenhower. I ain really quite worried about her. "You know, I'd like to have you chat with her--give her the woman's viewpoint on Stevenson." Trellis Mae stared at the psy- i chiatrist. "You moan I came here to get you lo help me get Wilbur's mind off Ike, and now you want me to help you get your wife's mind off Ike?" "Weil--" began the doctor. i "Lei me out of here." said Trel! lis Mae. "I'm wasting my. money." Dorothy Dix Extracts from three letters, culled from among hundreds received on the same subject, show the intensity of feeling on this tlmeworn problem. I t 0 come home habitually from "I am 16, a senior in high school, : dates at 12:30 or 1 is too late. For an; I think that 12 or 1_:30 on · exceptional outings, it could be Saturday nights, and half an hour permitted, but not every night, or In the first two letters quoted, local cuslom permits far later dating- privileges than I would consider wise. For 16-year-old- girls earlier on other nights, is the right time for me lo be home. My parents insist enough." that 11:30 is late "I am a frirl of 18. My parents are very strict with me. When I go out on a date I have to be in by II o'clock, or 1 lose my dating privileges for two mo" 'hs. My friends tease me because .neir parents let them stay out until 12:30. even every weekend night. The parents who do let their daughters stay out so late do so, not because they believe in it, but because they are loo easily coerced by their children, or by the argument that "everyone else does it." If parents stuck together on the question, Ihe argument would cease to exist. When every chile* is due home by 11, there can be no tears be- give part of my money to my mother for herself each w e e k , though I do not pay bo^rd. I go or J." cause one roust be home at that 'I am a working girl of J7i and ! hour while the others stay out un' til 1. Teen-agers need a minimum of . . . nine hours sleep a night -- some out each night' aflcr I. get home I authorities prefer 10 or 11. This with my girl friend. I come home i sleep should be well started beat 9; if I'm half an hour lale my · fore midight. rather than running mother yells and tells me t h a t as ' into the midrtle of the next morn- long as I'm under her rqof I must I inc. be In no later than 9 o'clock. She i The third letter does quote also insists that I tell her every i what I consider an unreasonable single thing I do when I'm oul! attitude on the part of a parent, and. though I do nothing I can't j Aonarcntly the girl doesn't date tell her. I would like to keep some ' and her evenings out are only things to myself." | with girl friends. For a girl, who Answer: The hour at w h i c h ' doesn't have lime for recreation parents want their children home '· during the day, (1:30, or even 10, is not an arbitrary subject that ran \ is not an unreasonable curfew. be dismissed with a siihple state- ; Here again, however, the girl ment of time. Manj- things should · shouldn't be out every night. Some go into the consideration of a pro- ; evenings should be spent at home, per hour for a teen-ager's home- for the sake of family unity as coining, but the one reason I well as for the sake of her own would not consider satisfactory is' health. that "Anne's -- or Polly's or j Parents certainly should know Mary's -- "-rents let her stay out where their children go at night, should be acquainted with the much later." This is the start of a vicious cir- company they are keeping, but I cle. Trying tn keep up with what · agree with my third, correspon- Ihc other youngsters in a neigh- dent that a teenster likes to keep borhoorJ do is a futile race, and somethings to herself -- if it's only not to be accepted as an argument, the flavor soda she had. Girls and Girls I BDUZONT4I, 1 Girl's name 6 Feminine appellation II Citrus fruit 13 Mountain nymphs 14 Wild U Talking bird 16 Merganser 17 Lixivium 19 Heap 20 Hebrew flscetlc(pl.) 23 Round hand 28 Ventilate 27 Little girl ; friend of ' Uncle Tom '30 Mrs. · Johnson, explorer 31 Sea eigle 12 Etruicin title '33 Tree fluid 34 Pealed -15 Social Insect M Bitter vetch ·IT Boundary (comb, form) M Garden spoil In dtierts Mlnditcrt 42 Verbal 4S8c.f-t.ttem 44 Appear 10 Defamei 51 Sewing Implement MSeduloui U EmphMlt 14 Shop STHeitlni devlett VBITICAt IBryopnyUe plant 2 Biblical djitrtct 3 Diminutive of David 4 Chewed 5 Hen product 6 Age 7 Sweet s-cretions 8 Hindu garment 9 False god 10 Royal Italian family name 12 Lampreys 13 Breach IB Pining 21 Symbol for selenium 22 Before 23 Flowery girl Antwtr to Praviout Puiil* , -MEskers _ 40 Small plactn! 25 Short -Jeeptl.lEterniUei^w·' 97 HlBh -*-.*!_» l« 44 *!._._-.- m - . 27 High notes In « Kimono Guide's scale *-sajhei, 29 Wiles 31 Serious 34 Fish tffs 38 Correlative of either 39 Declare I 1 47 Paradise H^ 48 Name of a ftrl 49DiiordtrV SlCompuspolntj sjSumnw,(ft.) 1 } t FTSTT FTW

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